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The Resource The boy who killed demons : a novel, Dave Zeltserman

The boy who killed demons : a novel, Dave Zeltserman

Label
The boy who killed demons : a novel
Title
The boy who killed demons
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Dave Zeltserman
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
My name's Henry Dudlow. I'm fifteen and a half. And I'm cursed. Or damned. Take your pick. The reason? I see demons. So begins the latest novel by horror master Dave Zeltserman. The setting is quiet Newton, Massachussetts, where nothing ever happens. Nothing, that is, until two months after Henry Dudlow's 13th birthday, when his neighbor, Mr. Hanley, suddenly starts to look . . . different. While everyone else sees a balding man with a beer belly, Henry suddenly sees a nasty, bilious, rage-filled demon. Once Henry catches onto the real Mr. Hanley, he starts to see demons all around him, and his boring, adolescent life is transformed. There's no more time for friends or sports or the lovely Sally Freeman?instead Henry must work his way through ancient texts and hunt down the demons before they steal any more innocent children. And if hunting demons is hard at any age, it's borderline impossible when your parents are on your case, and your grades are getting worse, and you can't tell anyone about your chosen mission. A very scary novel written with verve and flashes of great humor, The Boy Who Killed Demons is Dave Zeltserman's most accomplished and entertaining horror novel yet
Summary
A teenage boy begins seeing demons, detecting their presence through their assumed human forms, and must resort to ancient texts to help him hunt them down, all while balancing homework, grades and romantic crushes
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Storyline
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Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10359253
Cataloging source
BT
Dewey number
813 .6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The boy who killed demons : a novel, Dave Zeltserman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781468309607
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781468309607
Label
The boy who killed demons : a novel, Dave Zeltserman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781468309607
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781468309607

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